Philip Weller caricature
Philip and Weller hugging

Welcome to my web site, now under development for more than twenty years.   
-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.

Note to Romeo and Juliet, 1.4.84: "Of breaches, ambuscadoes, Spanish blades"

Romeo and Juliet,
Act 1, Scene 4, line 84.
When Queen Mab rides across a soldier's neck he dreams of breaches: breaching fortifications, ambuscadoes: ambushes, Spanish blades: swords made in Toledo, Spain, where the best swords were made.

Toledo, Spain
Toledo, Spain